The weather may have turned cooler, but Kansas Lottery players were hot with big prizes in October! Overall, there were $14.2 million in prizes won in October, with $11.5 million won on instant games, $1.7 million won on draw games, and $948,324 won playing monitor games.
Kansas is one of eight states where winners can claim their prizes anonymously. The Kansas Lottery saw 15 players claim instant prizes of $10,000 or greater, and two winners publicly shared their stories with the Kansas Lottery. Their stories can be found here. Some highlights from instant winners include:
Below is how much was won throughout October for draw and monitor games:
The Kansas Lottery encourages players to double-check their tickets since many large prizes remain unclaimed, including a $1 million Mega Millions prize sold in South Central Kansas on June 1; five $50,000 Powerball prizes; two $20,000 Lotto America prizes sold in Northwest Kansas, and several Holiday Millionaire Raffle prizes of $1,000! Players have 365 days from the date of a drawing to claim their prize. For instant games, players have 180 days from the date a game ends to claim.